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Question 1 of 10 2.0/ 2.0 Points
Dr. Sanchez approaches questions about human behavior from a perspective that emphasizes unconscious thoughts and conflicts within the individual, such as inner forces or conflicts. It is most likely that he accepts which of the following psychological approaches?

A. Sociocultural

B. Learning

C. Cognitive

D. Psychodynamic

Answer Key: D
Question 2 of 10 0.0/ 2.0 Points
Researchers are studying the effects of nicotine on driving. The participants are divided into two groups. One group is provided with nicotine cigarettes and the other with fake cigarettes that taste and smell like real cigarettes but do not contain nicotine. The fake cigarettes are an example of a(n)

A. Dependent variable

B. Placebo

C. Random assignment

D. Experimental group

Answer Key: B
Question 3 of 10 0.0/ 2.0 Points
Maureen is a psychology major who is conducting a study on memory. The participants in her experiment study a long list of words and then recall the list by verbalizing the words to Maureen. Maureen knows which words are correct, and whenever a participant states an incorrect word, Maureen inadvertently shifts her eyes and makes a note on her notepad. As a result, the participants change their recall behavior and tend to recall fewer words thereafter. This scenario illustrates a(n) ________.

A. Placebo effect

B. Experimenter effect

C. Correlation coefficient

D. Double-blind study

Answer Key: B
Question 4 of 10 0.0/ 2.0 Points
A(n) ________ psychologist studies how an individual's past behaviors, and the consequences of those behaviors, affect current behavior.

A. Cognitive

B. Biological

C. Sociocultural

D. Learning

Answer Key: D
Question 5 of 10 2.0/ 2.0 Points
Which of the following is both a theory of personality and a method of psychotherapy originally formulated by Sigmund Freud that emphasizes unconscious motives

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